We are looking for a Clinical Supervisor to supervise and train case management staff of the Prospect House (permanent congregate housing for seniors). This position coordinates the delivery of social support services for all clients. The Clinical Supervisor also assists with the intake process of new clients. Major responsibilities include administration of the program, monitoring program services, building relationships with other agencies, and supervising and evaluating social service staff.
Prospect Residence is Comunilife’s first residence for seniors and for mixed populations. Located in the Bronx, this seven-story “green” building has 60 studio apartments; 35 tenants are older New Yorkers with HIV/AIDS who have been referred by HASA;, and 25 are low-income seniors from the community. The building’s amenities include a dining room, solarium, outdoor sitting area and a planting garden.
Residents receive a wide range of services including: ◾Rent subsidy ◾Daily meal ◾Care management ◾Access to substance abuse and mental health counseling ◾Recreation ◾Crisis intervention
KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS:
• Extensive knowledge of principles and practices of HIV/AIDS case management supervision. • Knowledge of HRA Scattered Site Program guidelines • Responsible, organized, effective, and efficient. • Ability to perform multiple assignments simultaneously. • Ability to communicate effectively in writing, vocally, and to listen actively. • Community minded, patient, creative, flexible, compassionate, and culturally sensitive to persons who are diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness. • Ability to deal tactfully and diplomatically with other Comunilife employees, Federal, State, and City officials, professional and technical groups, clients, and the general public.
• Licensed Masters in Social Work (LMSW) or New York State Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW). • Two (2) years to five (5) years supervisory experience, overseeing a case management team. • Individual, family and group counseling experience required, particularly with seniors, HIV/AIDS affected populations and/or substance abuse individuals. • Candidates with experience in Scattered Sites Programs, bi-lingual, bi-cultural in Spanish preferred. • HIV/AIDS pre-test and post-test certificates.
Walking and climbing stairs.
Home visits and field work required. General office work environment. This is a fulltime, forty-hour (40) a week job. Evenings and weekends are required to meet program needs.
We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and an excellent and comprehensive program of benefits for eligible employees that includes: health, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, flexible spending accounts, pension, 401K and paid time off.
Internal Number: 590455
Since its founding in 1989, Comunilife has grown into one of NYC’s best-respected community-based health and housing service providers. Each year, our rich continuum of care supports the needs of more than 3,500 low-income and vulnerable New Yorkers.
Comunilife owns or manages 1,639 units of supported transitional and permanent housing for homeless adults struggling with HIV/AIDS, serious mental and behavioral health issues, and other chronic medical conditions. We operate a full-service, Latino-centered, South Bronx-based mental health clinic – the Vida Guidance Center – that provides more than 23,000 outpatient visits a year. Life Is Precious™, our unique suicide prevention program for Latina girls, is nationally recognized for effectively addressing the needs of the highest-risk group of teenagers in the country. Our Social and Medical Respite program arranges short-term supportive housing for recently discharged hospital patients who lack appropriate housing in which to recuperate.
All Comunilife activities are tailored to reflect the program participants’ perspectives, needs and strengths; our programs are guided by community-defined best practices. Our signature tr...aining program – the Multicultural Relational Approach for Diverse Populations – equips our staff to incorporate clients’ cultural and personal perspectives into their overall approach to care. Because of our clear respect for understanding – and desire to work in partnership with – those whom we serve, we successfully engage some of the most marginalized and hardest-to-reach people in the city.
Thanks to our efforts, hundreds of chronically homeless New Yorkers move out of the City shelter system into stable, permanent housing, each year. Latina adolescents, who are at high risk for attempting suicide find hope, fortitude, and the renewed desire to survive and succeed. Older adults learn to better understand and manage complex, interrelated psychiatric and physical health challenges. Lastly, organizations across the nation have the chance to learn about practices that can promote similarly impressive outcomes within their communities.